Weather Observing – a Large Part of the Job

Note:- How to obtain an up-to-date weather report from a BC lighthouse One of the duties on most of the lighthouse stations, and especially on McInnes Island, up to 2003,¬†was the reporting of local weather (weather visible in the immediate area of the station) to Environment Canada (EC) – earlier called the Atmospheric Environment Service […]


Environment Canada (EC) has a cooperative/volunteer climate network¬†weather collection project called COOLTAP.(Cooperative Online Temperature and Precipitation Entry System). It is a web-based Data entry system website where daily weather data is entered and used. All that is required is an internet-connected computer to input the data. NOAA (USA) uses a similar data collection program called […]